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Wagon Tour the Sonoran Desert | Call (760) 347-2161
If you’re looking online for the Best Things to do in Palm Springs CA, be sure to check out Covered Wagon Tours. Take your family, friends, or coworkers on a wagon tour around a pristine desert wilderness and experience the lifestyle of the Western Pioneers and ancient Native American cultures. Your family will enjoy the time out along with the unforgettable experience along the scenic natural landscapes created by the San Andreas Fault. Ride through a true desert palm oasis today by scheduling your own Covered Wagon Tour across the Sonoran Desert in Palm Springs. We also offer private tours, special event services as well as wedding packages.
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Covered Wagon Tours | Call (760) 347-2161
It’s come to no surprise why we’ve been listed as one of the Best Things to Do in Palm Springs CA. We embrace the culture and history of the native Sonoran Indians, making our tours adventurous and educational. Our guests learn about the western expansion of the early American Settlers and their encounters through our vast desert wilderness. The area whispers from the past showing us how native American survive living in this desert ecosystem. Our America is a nation built on diverse history which we explore on our Covered Wagon Tours. Speak with one of our friendly representatives today and embark on an unforgettable journey with your family and friends!
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Return to camp to the smell of a Chuck-Wagon BBQ and the sounds of Live Western Music. Try your luck at horseshoes, cattle roping or even an easy barn dance. Watch a beautiful, desert sunset from one of the best views in the greater Palm Springs. Top it off with an evening of stars around a campfire. Create lifetime memories with your friends and family! Explore the natural oases, wildlife, and the geology of the San Andreas Fault. Spend some time on an optional nature walk with your naturalist guide. Ride through this canyon landscape that is unchanged as when nature created it!
Here are some frequently asked questions with answers. If you do not see your answer below, please call us!
Question: Do we need to make advanced reservations?
Answer: Yes, advanced reservations are required. You can book here on this website or call our office for a reservation and any additional questions. We would love to speak with you!
Local: (760) 347-2161 / Toll Free: (800) 367-2161
Question: Cancellation Policy?
Answer: Tours cancelled 48 hours prior to scheduled departure shall receive a FULL REFUND! There is no refund for cancellations received within 48 hours of the scheduled tour departure or for not showing. If Covered Wagons cancels the tour due to rare, inclement weather, you may reschedule or request a full refund.
Group Tours and Private Tours – Please refer to the Cancellation Policy on your Agreement.
Answer: There are no restroom stops on the actual tour. But before your tour departure and after your tour we have upgraded restrooms with flushable toilets for your enjoyment!
Question: How much walking or hiking is on the tour?
Answer: Walking and hiking on our tour is mostly through a hard packed sandy surface, but in some places the sand is softer. It’s an easy area to walk around typically but, it is optional, and you can choose to remain in the wagon with no questions asked!
Question: Vegetarian Option?
Answer: With reservations pre arrival, you can order the vegetarian option du jour. You can also enjoy the sides of Cowboy BBQ Beans, Prairie Coleslaw, and fresh bread. Sorry, we cannot accommodate a gluten free or a totally vegan menu on a public tour. You are welcome to bring your own food and enjoy it with your group. We will supply silverware!
Answer: Plenty of parking is available for your cars or for a group coach. If you require a shuttle or coach pickup for your group, please call us. We can arrange transportation for an additional cost.
Answer: Covered Wagons is located 4 miles north from the Washington Street exit and the 10 freeway in Palm Desert. If you are coming from this direction, you will turn right at our sign and make your way up to the ranch. We have free parking on-site for cars and buses. For general dinner tours, wagons roll about 1.5 hours before the sunset. Payment is accepted online or on the day of the tour with advanced reservations. We accept all major credit cards or cash on sight.
Question: What to Bring
Answer: We recommend comfortable clothing for the weather. After the sun sets, the desert can get cooler. Please being an extra layer. We also suggest closed toed shoes vs sandals or high heels. Don’t forget your camera, you will have many photo opportunities and scenic desert sunsets pictures with friends and family that will last a lifetime!